Thief Steals $2,000 Worth of Dried Sea Cucumbers

The suspect is described as a 40-something Asian man.

Arcadia police are on the lookout for a thief with a predilection for dried sea cucumbers.

Lt. Roy Nakamura told the Pasadena Star-News that a man walked into USA Ginseng City at 1240 S. Golden West Ave. around noon Monday and swiped two bags — or, about $2,000 worth — of the delicacy.

Sea Cucumbers are marine animals. They are used frequently in French and Asian dishes and are believed to offer numerous health benefits.

The suspect is described as an Asian man in his 40's with a small build.


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